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2013-02-13 23:04:18

The Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition is kicking off the “Karat Gold” program and encouraging couples to forgo the chocolates this year and go to restaurants that use locally sourced food. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Area eateries have better access to fresh, local food thanks to the launch of the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition´s (GKCFPC) “Karat Gold” program. The program, free for participants, connects restaurants,...

2013-01-11 05:01:38

Studio partners with Thirst and CMAP to raise awareness about local food production Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Mode Project, a Chicago-based design and production studio, has produced a new short film that explores the region´s opportunities to create revenue and jobs by boosting local food production. The project, titled Planning for A Sustainable Local Food System was developed for design studio Thirst and its client, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)....

2012-10-29 12:11:29

An Indiana University study that looked at consumers who buy locally grown and produced foods through farmer's markets and community-supported agriculture programs found the venues largely attract a "privileged" class of shoppers. "Our findings present a need for broadening local food opportunities beyond the privileged, higher-income consumer, through alternative payment plans and strategic efforts that make fresh foods accessible to a diversity of people," said James Farmer, assistant...


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